Washburn School sets dates for JumpStart Kindergarten

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent WASHBURN – JumpStart Kindergarten for children entering kindergarten at Washburn School in August will be held Tuesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at the school. This applies to children turning five before August 15. Other meetings...
Gubernatorial candidates questioned: Part I

Gubernatorial candidates questioned: Part I

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Press Association (TPA) hosted a gubernatorial candidate forum as part of its winter convention held in Nashville. The forum was held in the Nashville Public Library Thursday, February 1, and was moderated...
Weapons recovered during traffic stop

Weapons recovered during traffic stop

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor BEAN STATION – Officers with the Bean Station Police Department (BSPD) recovered multiple weapons following a traffic stop related to a BOLO (be on the lookout) for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred in Hancock County....
Kobe Evans to swim in state championships

Kobe Evans to swim in state championships

Elmer Smith Grainger Today Correspondent KNOXVILLE – Grainger High School junior Kobe Evans has once again advanced to the Tennessee  high school swimming and diving championships. Since Grainger High School does not have a swimming team, Evans is allowed to...

Panel addresses opioid crisis

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor NASHVILLE – A panel of representatives from various state agencies addressed the opioid crisis in Tennessee during a presentation held as part of the Tennessee Press Association’s (TPA) Winter Conference in Nashville....

Black enters race for governor

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent NASHVILLE – U. S. Rep Diane Black has taken out a petition to run for Governor in the August 2 Republican Primary. The office is open this year since Gov. Bill Haslam is term limited and cannot run again. Black is the...